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Doctor’s body advises against use of multivitamins

Doctors Association Kashmir led by Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan on Sunday said multivitamins  have no health benefits and some of them are even harmful. In a statement...

‘Misbehaviour’ with a doctor triggers protests at Sopore hospital

Doctors working in the sub-district hospital, Sopore on Saturday went on a two-hour pen down strike to protest ‘misbehaviour' of some employees with a...

Centre to open Yoga, Ayushcentres to treat patients in AIIMS

The centre will shortly open yoga and ayushcentres in the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) that are currently functional, Union Minister of...

Patients suffers as doctors continue strike at SKIMS Bemina

The ongoing doctors’ strike at SKIMS Medical College Bemina here, to seek removal of pay anomaly, has hit the patient care.    The working in...

SMHS drug counter closed down after complaints of sale of expired drugs

Patient care at SMHS hospital took a hit on Wednesday for want of subsidized drugs and disposables as the hospital drug counter was closed...

Cover to healthcare workers: Health workers in J&K to get Hepatitis-B vaccination

The union health ministry has declared that all health workers across states, including J&K, would be administered Hepatitis-B vaccines in order to protect them...

Lifer for spurious drug seller or manufacturer

To ensure quality of drugs, the Health ministry is planning to make companies, which market and promote medicines, responsible for any violation of drug...

DAK (N) calls for prescription audit in hospitals

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by DrNisar-ul-Hassan  on Sunday called for prescription audit in hospitals across Kashmir. that will ensure quality of health care...

Find possibility of conducting cancer surgeries daily: High Court to SKIMS

The High Court on Saturday asked the SKIMS authorities to explore possibility of carrying out oncology related surgeries on patients during all the days...

Karnah faces shortage of doctors

The residents of Karnah in frontier Kupwara district on Friday appealed authorities to deploy adequate doctors as the shortage has created crisis in their...

Resident doctors in GMC hospitals to go on indefinite strike

Resident doctors working in hospitals associated with Government Medical College (Srinagar) have decided to go on an indefinite strike from June 5 to protest...

Govt agrees to include IVF in medical attendance-cum-allowance rules

The Jammu and Kashmir government today agreed in principle to include In-vitro Fertilisation treatment under medical attendance-cum-allowance rules for women employees. This was stated by...

Media can play effective role in curbing tobacco use: Dr Manyal

Expressing concern on the trend of smoking among youth, minister for Health and Medical Education, Dr. Davinder Kumar Manyal today said that smoking puts...

Admin seals 7 medical stores for violation of norms

As many as 7 out of 18 inspected medical shops at Mendhar were sealed for violation of norms established under Drugs Cosmetics Act 1940...

Doctors observe 2 hour strike across Kashmir

Over 3000 doctors across Kashmir observed a token strike of two hours on Wednesday to protest against “government’s apathy” towards their various demands. The doctors...

Most of 2,700 smokers to die in next 24 hours tried to quit: Experts

Most of the 2,700-odd people who will die in the next 24 hours in India due to cancer caused by smoking and other tobacco...

Hand-foot-and-Mouth-Disease cases on rise in Baramulla, 300 children affected

There has been a surge in cases of Hand-foot-and-Mouth Disease (HFMD) in Baramulla district, as per doctors. HFMD is a mild contagious viral infection...

Bandipora village awaits PHC for past 10 years

The residents of north Kashmir’s Bandipora village on Tuesday appealed authorities for completion of Primary Health Center (PHC) at Madvan. The residents of Madvan said...

GB Pant hospital nurses to observe token strike on June 1

Nursing association of GB Pant Hospital have extended support to the token strike call issued by J&K nurses association. “All the nurses of GB Pant...

Health dept sets up its first dialysis centre in Anantnag

Much to the relief of patients, health department has made its first dialysis centre operational at district hospital Anantnag (Islamabad). The facility at the centre,...

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